Bengaluru Rains: City braces for pre-monsoon rains; Dikeshi Khadak notice to Pali officials!
Bengaluru: Rain has started again in Silicon City. Due to the heavy rain that fell this afternoon, rainwater entered the low-lying areas of the city and created havoc. Even though the rain continued during the night, the Meteorological Department has issued a forecast of rain in the city for the next two days. DCM DK Shivakumar has given a verbal instruction to the officials of the corporation to be careful in view of heavy rain.
DCM DK Shivakumar has instructed the BBMP officials and engineers to be vigilant in the wake of heavy rains in Bangalore. Precautionary measures should be taken to avoid rain disaster. Once disasters are reported, immediate remedial measures should be taken.
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For this you have to be careful through the war room. Possible rain disasters should also be monitored. He gave a verbal order to the senior officials of the corporation that they should coordinate and cooperate with each other with the police, BESCOM, water board and other departments so that the citizens of Bangalore do not suffer.
Further, the corporation officials have released a media statement regarding the rain relief measures and it has been suggested that the Commissioners, Joint Commissioners and Chief Engineers of all the zones should be on alert to prevent disaster in the respective zones as it is raining heavily in many parts of Bengaluru as per the guidance of the Deputy Chief Minister and Bangalore Development Minister.
In the light of heavy rains in Bengaluru, I’ve ensured that all officers including commissioners and joint commissioners are on high alert. The safety of all citizens matter! Please stay vigilant and take all necessary precautions.#BangaloreRains #StaySafe
— DK Shivakumar (@DKShivakumar) May 30, 2023
The Joint Commissioners and Executive Engineers of all the zones are already in the rain-affected areas of their respective zones and are taking appropriate measures. The officials of the forest department of the corporation are also in a state of preparedness and are active in dealing with any disaster situation.
The Deputy Chief Minister and Bengaluru Development Minister DK Shivakumar has issued directives to the Corporation Administrators and Chief Commissioner in this regard and it has been informed that all the officers are functional.